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2015 Seed Events


We will be at the following Seedy Saturdays and Seedy Sundays in 2015. You can find a complete list of all the Seedy Days across Canada at Seeds of Diversity Canada’s website.     Montréal Seedy Saturday & Sunday 7 et 8 février 2015 (10h00 à 16h30) Jardin Botanique, 4101 Sherbrooke Ouest Montréal, QC St-Apollinaire… Read more »

2015-01-22 Garlic Bulbils Porcelain

Growing Garlic From Bulbils

Growing Info

What are bulbils? Garlic bulbils are the small bulbs that develop in the garlic scape if you leave it on the plant. Garlic scapes are often referred to as garlic flowers. However, scapes aren’t true flowers – the reproductive parts only partially form and they are not viable. As such, there is no cross pollination. The… Read more »


Roasted Cabbage Slaw with Hazelnuts & Lemon


  1/2 head red cabbage 1/2 head Savoy cabbage Olive oil 1 1/4 cup hazelnuts 1 lemon, juiced, about 3 tablespoons 1 teaspoon honey
Flaky salt and freshly-ground black pepper 1 ounce Gruyere cheese, optional Heat the broiler (top element) of your oven.Core both cabbage halves. Roughly shred the cabbage, using a sharp knife, a mandoline,… Read more »


Grilled Cabbage Wedges with Spicy Lime Dressing


  Juice of 3 limes (about 1/4 cup) 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon fish sauce (optional – leave out for a vegetarian or vegan dish) 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 1/4 cup cilantro leaves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 1/4 teaspoon sugar
Lime wedges, to serve 1 head green cabbage Grapeseed or… Read more »

Eggplant Caviar


1 large globe eggplant salt and pepper olive oil balsamic vinegar 1 clove garlic ¼ cup chopped parsley Preheat oven to 375 FPeel the eggplant and cut into 1 inch cubes. Put the eggplant in a baking dish, season liberally with salt and pepper, and toss with a generous amount of olive oil. Sprinkle with… Read more »

Crop Fennel

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Fennel & Lemon


  Serves 4 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs 2 small fennel bulbs, between 1 and 1 1/4 pounds total 4 large garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons white wine 1 Meyer lemon 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Heat the oven to 425°F. Place the chicken thighs in… Read more »